Tanning beds are the best option, but bronzers can works without costing time, money, and being potentially dangerous.
If you are about to head on a date, Rub it in your skin and give it 5 minutes shirtless to dry. You don’t have to look super tanned, but to have a nice healthy glow and to not look pale. No one will know you have anything on yet you look way better. It can make someone whose a 7 into an 8 on the looks scale.